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May 20, 2012 5:00am PDT
northern california and the northwestern united states. >>> you've been here for four years and you're about to enter tour of duty. and what is the israel center. greatcoat the department of the center cisco federation. established about 15 or 16 years ago to be a bridge between israel and the bay area's jewish committee. >>> both of you've been in the jewish committee in the bay area for a good amount of time. i'm wondering what are some of your observations about how the bay area understands the state to visit israel and that is really a culture >>> i found i divided into a couple of things but first the jewish committee here in the bay area is a large and fibrinogen very deeply connected to israel. and we feel great kinship israel is the unusual nation state of the world people. the jewish committee instinctively understands that since the connection between us is very strong and here in the bay area have felt very good in the last four years the political support for israel among elected officials as a very strong it's great understanding and french than the economic connection to
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May 6, 2012 8:30am PDT
quote . the fact of the matter is the united states is much better positioned in terms of our foreign security than we have been in a long time. osama bin laden is dead. we have our troops out of iraq. our troops are coming out of afghanistan. these are things that are important to the united states. secondly, there have been four million new jobs added since barack obama took over the presidency. now there's been some loss in the public sector, so the tea party people ought to be happy. in fact, government is shrinking. i think we've made some real progress. we have two thoughtful, sensible justices on the supreme court, no more right wing extreme people. we have a medical system, while more complex than i think would have been desirable, every person under 26 whose parents have health insurance now have health insurance. and in two years' time, assuming the court doesn't change this around, people are not going to be exclude clueded from having insurance because they're sick. really progress has been made both in terms of american security, in terms of bringing our troops home, in t
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May 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
following the weekend mass car in houla, but the united states maintains it will not use force to end the blood shed. >>> and severe storms. oklahoma city gets pounded by a big time hailstorm. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, may 30, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. >>> it was a prize mitt romney has been chasing for five years. he clinched the republican presidential nomination with a win in yesterday's texas primary, calling it an honor and a privilege. he'll be officially nominate add the republican convention in august. cbs news estimates romney has 1,198 delegates after picking up 90 in the texas vote. and romney has already ramped up his attacks on president obama. susan mcginnis in washington with details. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, romney all about endurance has finally paid off. look for romney to enter a critical phase of the campaign. watch for him to step up his attacks on the obama administration and to defend himself from their attacks, including most recently, his association with donal
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May 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
birth in the united states. >>> >>> facebook finish below $29 a share yesterday. so what that means the zuckerberg air drops of the top 46 richest people list. facebook is now approved to have 9400 employees. that is three times its current workforce. >>> i think they've proven already to be a good neighbor. >>> i don't think you've done anything to protect my help in terms of pollution that the cars will have in my neighborhood. >>> in just a few hours the two men accused of beating brian stowe are back into court for a preliminary hearing. still a paramedic from santa cruz is recovering from the beating. volunteers will continue the search for a missing morgan hill teenager. the effort will begin at 8:00 this morning for sierra lamar. and to live and was arrested last week in connection with the murder. her family is still hoping she will be found alive. the four porn 0-2 >>> let's check in with elizabeth right now she is live up the largest park in san francisco. >>> wheat were previewing a event that was happening. we are expecting resh good shipload of dogs this afternoon prepa
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May 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
as renting some reports, the new video message comes as the united states stepped up their attacks on the terrorist organization. >> the al qaeda video shows the american-born pleading for his life. >> my life is in your hands mr. president. if you accept the demands, or if you don't accept the demands, i die. >> this is the first time he has been seen since being adopted from his home in pakistan last august. the 70 year-old was working for an american firm in that country. cockeyed a member said that he would be freed if the united states stops air strikes in pakistan, afghanistan, somalia, and yemen. and releases all taleban and al qaeda suspects. >> u.s. government will continue to make every effort to see him released safely to his family. but we cannot, and will not negotiate with al qaeda. >> is directly to the president was posted online hours after the cia killed a top al qaeda leader with an air strike. the drum missile killed a man in yemen. he was on the fbi's most wanted list for his role in the bombing of the u.s. as cold in 2000. it is believed that he also helped forma
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May 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
foils a homegrown terror plot to blow up a bridge in the united states. why the fed say we were never in any danger. >> i am here in the weather center with a cool breeze that is kicking in to drop,,,,,,,,,,, >> recapping the special report at the top of the hour, we just learned that president barack obama arrived in afghanistan earlier this morning and is there to sign an agreement to cementing the u.s. role in the country after the war ends in 2014. barack obama and the afghan president are set to approve the agreement before he addresses the nation on the war effort. you can see that speech live right here on cbs 5 at 4:30 p.m., or streaming live on cbssf.com. >> five men have been arrested in a plot to blow up a bridge near cleveland. the fbi says there was no danger to the public because the explosive devices were controlled by undercover agents. the suspects do not appear to have any ties to international terrorism. at least three are self- described anarchist. >> it was one year ago today that the president announced navy seals killed osama bin laden at his hideout in pa
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May 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
the united states. the plot involved a more advanced version of the underwear bomb deployed on a detroit-bound jet back in 2009. the cia foiled this latest attempt. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. good morning, susan. >> good morning, danielle. that's right. tl cia stepped in and seized this device before this would-be suicide bomber was able to find a target and get on a flight by a ticket. now they're looking at this device to try to figure out if it could have made it through airport scanners and if it could have brought down an airliner. federal officials are dissecting a bomb designed to take down an american jetliner. >> they keep trying to find more and more terrible and preverse ways to kill people. >>> al qaeda and a yemen-based terror group planned the attack. >> you have this group in yemen that is proving to be very dangerous and has tried to hit the united states multiple times. >> officials say this man, ibrahim hassan al asiri is the mastermind behind the bomb. he is best known for creating the underwear bomb that failed to detonate in the skies ov
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May 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
passenger plane headed for the united states. intelligence officials say this is the work of a man best known for the christmas 2009 plot to bring down an airplane over detroit. also with an underwear bomb. but the latest a vice is more sophisticated. this is a very clever guy, very good at making bombs. he is probably the number-one threat to the united states directly. >> the cia says the suspected suicide bomber had yet to pick a target or by an airplane ticket. >> i guess that you could call it the best forecast ever. >> ever? you are going that far? >> it has been ice, we have the heat and it looks like it was the route for one more day in and we will have cooler weather. a little bit of everything in the next couple days. some patches of fog that have moved in along the coastline. it is 46 in santa rosa and 55 in mostly clear into san jose. you'll see this figure extending along the coastline making its way just inside of the day. it looks like a sign of the center's cooling down just a little bit but is still staying warm in the bay area. usually sixties and seventies but we
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May 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
bases have cisco responsible for northern california and the northwestern united states considers his car for four years about to enter tour of duty. >>> the israel center is the department of the seven cisco federation established about 1516 years ago to be a bridge between israel and the bay area's jewish committee. the couple's of the death of been in the jewish community in the bay area for a good amount of time and am wondering what it's all of your observations about of the bay area understands the state of israel and the israeli culture and all the different ways in which israel functions in the world. >>> a divided it into a couple of things first jewish community here they area and the jewish community here is large and vibrant and deeply connected to israel will feel a great kinship israel as an unusual mission state and nation civil what people the jewish committee instinctively understands that and a connection between this is very strong of brothers and sisters in the bay area i felt a very good in the last four years. the political support for israel and the elected
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May 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
but united states has a higher rate of premature birth than places like europe. the report also found three- quarters of premature deaths could be prevented by extending simple inexpensive treatments to low-income nations. the raley's supermarket chain has recalled all ground beef at and east a store after an employee discovered pits of aid to the 10 in the meat grinder. a small amount of meat was sold in antioch before the recall went into effect. a really spokesperson said that in adjusting the fragments were not life-threatening but it would like to spare customers the experience of discovering it themselves. >> good idea. researchers at uc-davis maybe on the brink of an engineering hiv community. they're working on new stem cell therapy that involves replacing immune system with cells that have been custom designed with hiv resistant genes. researchers have had great success with me know deficient mice. the davis team is seeking approval to move on to clinical trials. smart-phone technology is now in your eye glasses to read the new glasses are helping those that have a diff
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May 19, 2012 6:30pm PDT
landed in united states hours ago. with the help of a translator he think the american government and others to bring him over the state department work with chinese authorities to get him the visa. >>> we welcome this development and the fact he will pursue a course of study in united states >>> he will live and study law at unique new york university. activist in chicago are in jail after plotting domestic terrorism at the upcoming nato summit the three men arrested wednesday charged with making molotov cocktails to firebombed police stations president obama's campaign headquarters and mayor rahm emanuel house. nato's protest against the nato summit have been noisy but peaceful >>> it is the war machine of the 1% we're in chicago saying that neda should be disbanded >>> nearly 50 world leaders attending a conference are focusing on winding down of the war in iraq protesters say money should be spent at home. on one side the activists and in the middle of the frogs like two sides who say they want the same thing cannot seem to agree. a gorgeous day in the bay area brian hackney up ne
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May 23, 2012 12:00pm PDT
class will clearly see how the united states and the war in afghanistan. >> he will continue west to the golden state in just a few hours for some big-ticket fund- raisers. his trip comes at a time when technology giants are struggling in the silicon valley. cable baron is here with the economic highs and lows surrounding the president's visit. >> you cannot park here or here, or here because the president is coming to town. >> it is not everyday that the president of united states comes and discovers our city. >> redwood city has not seen a presidential visit in decades. >> i think it is wonderful that he has chosen us to come visit. >> redwood city has been a community all by itself, and recently they have done a major remodel downtown. and this just as icing to the cake. >> businesses are shutting down early and a detailed security plan is in place. >> we want to make sure everyone enjoys it whether it is a demonstrator or just someone wants to come down with their family and see what is going on. we just want to provide a safe environment for everyone. >> redwood city is one of t
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May 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
united states made a tentative deal to end a standoff over a prominent dissident. he says that he wants to leave china with his family. and today the china foreign ministry says he can apply to study abroad. a short time later the u.s. state department said a university here has already offered him a fellowship. that's cool reportedly is new york university. united states says they're ready to grant him and his family visas. >> stocks are down sharply following a government report that hiring slowdown in april. right now the dow is down 150 points and the nasdaq is down, to have that there? it is down as well. danielle nottingham has the latest job numbers along with reaction from the president and republican mitt romney. >> the jobs market remains weak. the labor department says only 115,000 jobs were added in april. hiring has slowed down significantly in the past two months. and more americans have given up their job search. with less people looking for work, the unemployment rate fell from 8.2 to 8.1%. the white house says the jobs report is more evidence the economy continues to he
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May 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
in terms of how measure success in the west or in the united states meeting when we practiced peace and at that place of peace this really come promote health and wellness and summing things can happen a lot of healing. we are doing this and women can play a very important role. i want to say a lot of women already are doing this like the mayor of a traveling all over the world to inspire women and let women know that if women come together and make sure that no child in the united states should go to bed hungry it can happen if we put our minds to it to. >>> 49 dozens that foreperson imprison euna lee towed the a suspect per person to educate >>> and the world that we can begin to heal the more we can begin to really change those indicators. if we reduced the prison population will increase our peace. it will reduce the number of police we have we increase our peace. let's face it the first offense for a comedy this is the committee and an incident happens to a crime happens the police will call her called after the incident has occurred but people practicing peace and those incide
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May 18, 2012 1:35am PDT
horribly wrong. >>> this one 2 d friends united states of america just to avoid syntaxes and we aren't when to let it get away with it. she is co-author the legislation to punish people who give up their citizenship to dodge taxes. the brazilian born sovereign who has lived in singapore since 2009 says the decision it had nothing to do with taxes. in a statement to cbs news says i have paid and will continue to pay any taxes due on everything i learned while a u.s. citizen. well as different story at another silicon valley giant hewlett-packard report say h-p plans to cut as many as 30,000 jobs worldwide it that is about 10 percent of the work force is part of a restructuring plan expected to take at least a year '80 has been hit by declining revenue and profits. >>> kids in the bay area family are devastated at the death of a family dog at the hands of a police officer. a dog that was 11 years old. it happened vallejo his as juliet goodrich tells us the officers as he dealt threatens and opened fire. >>> someone selling sent house and house by gunfire coming from vallejo police
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May 23, 2012 4:30am PDT
united states and latin america in san francisco for a conference starting today. the celebrity getting attention is the daughter of ralph will castro. some are blasting the decision to allow her in the country. two homes are destroyed as a wild fire rages near the california and nevada border. it started kindergartner ville nv strong winds fled the flames across 4,000 a.. the winds have shifted direction to push the fire away from home crusoe for full containment by saturday the suspected cause was a controlled burn not put out properly. san jose city council trying to deal with raising the minimum wage >>> when passengers claimed that forced the pilot to make an emergency landing >>> howe bride and groom did not let mother nature ruin ,,,,,,,,, >>> burglars police chief not commenting on allegations he had servile officers investigate the theft of a sudden cellphone. he department confirms our officers were paid overtime in january the chief would not speak with cbs 5 at a city council meeting but mayor tom bates had this to say >>> if you deploy people in large numbers and wo
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May 20, 2012 7:00pm PDT
disease in the united states is one that affects fewer than 200,000 individuals out of the 350 million citizens in the united states. something that affects 200,000 people isn't all that rare to us. i mean, what we're talking about rare diseases, the disorders is between one and 50 people in the world. >> all together now. >> kroft: the hottest concert ticket around right now is to see a 68-year-old man who is not a household name perform an album that was first recorded on vinyl 33 years ago. ♪ the artist is roger waters, the lyricist, bass player and creative force behind the legendary rock band pink floyd. the music being performed is "the wall." has anybody tried this before? >> no, nothing even close. >> kroft: i'm steve kroft. >> stahl: i'm lesley stahl. >> safer: i'm morley safer. >> simon: i'm bob simon. >> logan: i'm lara logan. >> pelley: i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." recently, students from 31 countries took part in a science test. the top academic performers surprised some people. so did the country that came in 17th place. let's raise the bar a
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May 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
living as if they were on islands of their own. >> today in the united states there are about 32.7 million americans living alone. >> reporter: that's an incredible number. >> that's an incredible number. >> reporter: if you live alone, you're not alone. later on sunday morning. >> osgood: then it's on to an island that is a genuine whistle stop. we'll be hearing all about that from our tracy smith. (whistling) >> reporter: on the island, you can say anything with a whistle. and it works in any language, even ours. the whistling language of lago mera. >> tan tass ticko. >> osgood: roughing it is standard operating procedure on the work a day man made island lee cowan will be visiting. >> reporter: their iron tent tackles stretching for miles beneath the waves, surrounded by water, noise, grit and grime, it's a special kind of island resident who live and work out here. >> you do have to have a special heart for it. you know, it's not for everybody. >> reporter: life aboard a man made island later on sunday morning. >> osgood: who is all dressed up with somewhere to go this morning?
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May 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
efforts to bring him to the united states. >>> after turbulence i have come here thanks to the assistance of friends >>> the chinese activist left a beijing hospital saturday and boarded a united airlines flight with wife and two sons. the white house says the state department worked with chinese authorities to get him a visa. >>> we welcome this development and he can pursue a course of study in the u.s. >>> his flight to the united states ends a diplomatic tug-of- war that lasted a month before he left he told reporters he was worried chinese authorities would try to retaliate against his extended family still in china. the blind activist an outspoken critic of china's forced abortion policy is. he escaped house arrest last month and sought refuge at the american embassy. he was able to go to a local hospital to each seek treatment and reunited with his family he then asked to leave china and hillary clinton were to get him out of the country, he said after he's done with law school he would like to go home but not clear if the chinese government will allow that. he says afte
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May 13, 2012 7:00pm PDT
probably don't know this, but the division has covert c.i.a. offices across the united states. >> crumpton: a particular u.s. company can provide cover for a c.i.a. officer who's deployed overseas. a u.s. executive who's traveled abroad can come back and agree to a debriefing from the c.i.a. a foreign institution may have a relationship with an american institution, and that might be a pathway for the c.i.a. to acquire foreign intelligence. >> logan: doesn't that go against the public perception of what the c.i.a. is... is tasked with doing? i mean, under your charter, most people think of the c.i.a.'s responsibilities as lying outside of america's borders. >> crumpton: yes, i agree. i think many americans view it that way. the c.i.a.'s responsibility in the u.s., though, is very specific. while inside the u.s., the mission is exclusively and totally focused on the collection of foreign intelligence. >> logan: so you can recruit foreign agents on u.s. soil? >> crumpton: yes. >> logan: clandestine c.i.a. officers also run so-called "technical operations" against enemy spies in the u.s. >> c
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May 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
now at 20 sites around the united states. the doctor has successfully treated more than a thousand patients in his private practice. >> we started treating the first patients approximately five or six years ago. and the success rate is approximately 86%. >> reporter: how did rusty templeton do? >> my pain before was at least a 10. >> reporter: two months after the procedure? >> it's still around a 5 because i have an underlying issue. but i can lay down now. things are better. i can walk around. i can drive where i couldn't drive before. >> the pain level i had before the procedure was probably around 6 to worse. >> reporter: christopher joseph was in a car accident. how was his pain two months after the procedure? >> right now it's at 0. >> reporter: is is this some wild and crazy idea or is this something that really has promise? >> i think it does possess incredible potential and therefore promise. >> reporter: dr. michael de palma is a spine specialist in richmond, virginia. the north american spine society has just published his paper on the latest experimental therapies invol
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May 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> he and his family now want to go to the united states. >> beijing offers a possible solution to a build in crisis. >> the chinese foreign ministry now says chen guangcheng can apply for government permission to study abroad. >> a blind dissident called in for an emergency hearing played through a translator. >> translator: i want to meet with secretary clinton. i hope i can get more help from her. >>> 175 pages of letters written by osama bin laden just released. >> the guy wasn't a terrorist. he was a hoarder. it was just a matter of times when we learned he died alone surrounded by 29 cats. >>> employers added 115,000 jobs in april. we expected 160,000 jobs. unemployment at 8.1%. >> let's get the motor city mad man and say that he threatened the president. that will do it. >> a huge sinkhole. a suburban community outside of orlando, about 10,000 square feet wide. >> drivers in saudi arabia were swerving hard with a road runner car with a 400-pound bird. >> more stuff about anderson cooper at a bar or a gym or health club than i do about what he is
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May 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
still have the intent to attack the united states. >> get ready for a may day to remember. occupy wall street demonstrators want to make it that way. they are planning marches all over the world. >> parts of northern oklahoma battered by as many as four tornadoes. >> rupert murdoch is not a fit and proper person to run an international company is the conclusion of lawmakers in london. >> all that. >> jessica simpson is nine days past her due date. wow. >> i just think maybe she'll give birth to a pony. >> and all that matters. >> my gosh. look at that. >> this guy is okay. >> i think he might have had a beer or two before going up. he was a little excited. >> on "cbs this morning." >> regis will be -- >> in the bronx. wait a minute. i'm not going to let that go. >> where is he going to be? captioning funded by cbs >>> welcometo "cbs this morning." one year ago today a navy s.e.a.l. raid kill osama bin laden in pakistan. it was a milestone in the fight against al qaeda and it's getting a lot of extra attention today in the united states and in pakistan. >> we have reports from here
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May 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
same-sex marriage and mersa quality is that united states supreme court has not yet weighed in. no matter what to do politically they have not waited in and say that sexuality it's the same kind of protection as race or gender or ethnicity. all the president is doing to do is taking a political calculation but if you listen to his statement carefully also said he was not going to force states to go along with this. so if you are in the l g b t community, what were delighted, you are also a little bit disappointed because he can force the legal system to make real changes that people want in their lifetime to see. the kind of thing that gavin newsom was talking about. >> talking about this political line, is the president using young adults that tend to support gay marriage vs african american democrats and hispanic democrats who have typically supported him, is this a smart move? >> he is probably correctly assuming that people in the african-american community who are as diverse as anyone else, but he probably is safely assume that a majority of them will support him regardless of
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May 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to the wars on, the president says that the united states is it within reach of defeating al qaeda and he announced a pivotal agreement with afghanistan during the address to america. political reporter grizzly is here with the deal to end the war. >> as the president says, this is a historic moment after a decade-long war in afghanistan. the strategic agreement that he signed tonight is symbolic in many ways. the most important is that we are in the process of ending the war in afghanistan. it was a risky move, arriving in afghanistan on the anniversary of the death of osama bin laden. the president landed secretly in the dark and quickly took off again. the president spoke from the air force base tonight, aknowledge and that it was the actions of osama bin laden that started this war in afghanistan. >> my fellow americans, we have traveled for more than a decade under the dark cloud of war. yet here, in the pre-dawn darkness of afghanistan, we can see the light of a new day on the horizon. the iraq war is over. the number of our troops in harm's way has been cut in half and more
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May 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
our hope that in the united states we don't need to wait for a killer earthquake to build the early-warning system. >> the beta system and development works like this ... >> moderate shaking expected in 22 seconds. >> you're using the path of waves created by the 1989 earthquake. in the yellow are the key ways which are often undetectable by humans. the red represents shear waves which often cause the most shaking and damage. people in san fransisco in the east they would have had 26 seconds of lead time. a difference many believe could have saved lives. >> if you have a few seconds of one then you can take cover, you are far less likely to be injured. >> i do have a circuit board design ... >> is not just expensive equipment and computer programs that may eventually help get the job done. researchers at stanford are dispatching small sensors to schools and homes. >> it is a real time demonstration of what is happening in the earth. >> which could be installed on personal computers. the data is instantly sent back to the laboratory as part of the earthquake catching network. >> the
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May 22, 2012 5:30pm PDT
being sold on the internet. this is the blood of the 40th president of the united states, ronald reagan. >> reporter: the seller says the vile of blood has been in his family for 31 years. his mother, then an employee of the lab, brought it home about a week after the assassination attempt. the auction house has offered no proof that it actually is president reagan's blood. historian douglas brinkley says that's just one of the problems. >> taking the presidential memorabilia notion to a very bizarre new level. >> reporter: very personal presidential memorabilia is nothing knew. facial hairs were plucked from lincoln after his death and worn in his honor. hair clippings from john f. kennedy sold for $3,000 in 2010. just the year before, a locket containing hair from george and martha washington brought more than $7,000. but brinkley says this is different. does this have any historical value at all to you? >> i think it has zero historical value. i think this will create an outrage and hopefully the public clamor will be such that an item like this will be pulled off the market.
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May 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
? >> this person qualifies to be president of the united states. could this person if the president were to die, heaven forbid, could this person come in and be a good president? the political decisions come after that and they are, you know, the hypocritic rule, do no harm. charlie and i were around in 1972 when mcgovern picked a running mate he had to give back. secondly, is there a state, a big state which wouldn't otherwise carry that this person might help you carry? lyndon johnson is a perfect example. >> jack kennedy. >> when kennedy picked lyndon johnson and gave him texas. there are a number of decisions but to pick a vice president and think it's a game-changer, that would be highly unlikely and unusual. >> yes or no. this race now is about dead each? >> yes. >> thank you, governor. governor haley barbour. >>> time to show you the morning headlines around the globe. "the wall street journal" reporters jerry brown is planning big budget cuts to make up for a $16 billion deficit. governor brown is warning there will be deep cuts to schools and public safety agencies. he also wants h
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May 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
is granted asylum to live in the united states, something he says he doesn't want to do. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> elsewhere indian officials say at least 103 people were killed when a crowded ferry capsized. at least another 100 are missing. the ferry broke in two pieces on a river in northeast india. there were about 350 people crammed onto the boat, many riding on the roof, when a violent storm hit. the search for victims continues this morning. >>> the american automobile association says a stretch of new york highway where seven members of the same family were killed has inadequate safety features. a van carrying the family flew off the bronx river parkway on sunday. the van plunged six stories into a ravine. the aaa says the section of the highway where the accident happened has inadequate guardrails, narrow lanes, and a dangerous curve. >>> the wife of the chief prosecution witness in john edwards' criminal trial is expected to return to the witness stand today. cheri young testified yesterday that edwards asked her husband andrew young to take res
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May 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
guangcheng made a direct appeal to the united states thursday, speaking to a congressional hearing by telephone from his hospital bed in beijing. >> translator: i want to meet with secretary clinton. i hope i can get more help from her. >> reporter: chen, the blind lawyer, who exposed forced abortions under china's one-child policy is at the center of a diplomatic tug of war. after escaping house arrest last week, chen was delivered to the u.s. embassy in beijing. past chinese guards meant to keep defectors away. that began days of negotiation. >> he did not want to go to the united states until the choice was to help him get back into china to be a freedom fighter, as he wanted, or if the conditions -- negotiations with the chinese government were not to his satisfaction, he was prepared to stay in the embassy and live there. >> reporter: the chinese promised chen and his family would not be harassed if he stayed in the country. they then threatened to arrest his wife if he did not leave the embassy. he did. but now says it was a mistake and fears his family is in danger. critics
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May 4, 2012 1:35am PDT
six days of negotiations began. >>> he did not want to go to the united states said it was was to help them get back into china to be a freedom fighter as he wanted or if the conditions of negotiations with chinese government for not to his satisfaction and he was prepared to stay in the embassy and live there or possibly years. >>> the brought his wife to beijing and promised he would be reunited with his family and given a scholarship to attend law school. athematic the embassy. >>> attorneys that is live to be sent back to the village where the two of them had languished under house arrest. he talked of his wife twice. and then made that decision on his own. to come out of the embassy and to rejoin the family. >>> remember asking him in front of many witnesses are you ready to leave is this we want to do? >>> and he sat there and pause for a quiet for several minutes and then to jump up being excited and said let's go. >>> he was reunited this family but also back in a chinese control. apparently decided he would be better off coming to the neda states. the former president bil
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May 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
economy including the united states and if greece were to pull out, i think probability is very high that would have serious contagion effects across the eurozone and that in turn could have serious adverse impacts to the united states and around the world. >> there is serious consideration that today more people are taking it seriously. more p >> the problem is greece is a problem from the very beginning. pr instead of addressing this at e the beginning which is what european political should have ssing done, it's gotten worse and worse and worse and they are having difficulty finding a solution of greece coming out of the eurozone.so i think the probability of greece leaving eurozone is probably less than 50-50. even if it stays within the euro eurozone, problems are enormous enor and that could create contagion and cause bank runs and spain and elsewhere and if that happens, i think it has in spa potential probability but not certainty of having serious negative impacts here. >> let's talk about your piece to in the journal. you talk about this the best best political environment
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May 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
and greece say no to austerity and see how that could affect the united states and the u.s. economy. >>> i'm gayle king. a tennessee mom and her three children disappear. this morning, there is a massive manhunt across several states. when i see awe the 8:00, dr. phil stops by the studio 57. >> i'm erica hill. a new national poll has good news for mitt romney and only on "cbs this morning" find out who is on top of the new fortune 500. >>> as we do every morning we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> my life is in your hands, mr. president. >> an american held hostage pleads for his life. >> warren weinstein was kidnapped in pakistan last summer. >> if you accept the demand, i live. . you don't, then i die. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> french voters pick a socialist over the status quo. >> hollande has beaten sarkozy. >> stocks overseas took a nose dive. >> he is likely to have a big impact on the euro zone crisis. >> multistate manhunt is on for a young man accused of kidnapping three young girls and their mom. >> a quit quiet community. >>
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May 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
with secretary clinton to get on her plane and seek refuge in the united states. >>> i'm erica hill. we'll tell you why cate edwards fled the courtroom at her father's trial. >>> the nfl community is stunned after junior seau commits suicide. james brown from cbs sports will be here. when i see you at 8:00, a very vealing look at a young barack obama. >> first very look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> conflicting accounts this hour about why a blind chinese activity chen guangcheng left the american embassy in beijing. >> a dissident dilemma turns into a diplomatic disaster. >> this is a man who is in fear for his life. >> chen now says he's been let down by the u.s. and is begging for leave china on secretary of state clinton's plane. >> china that protects the rights of all its citizens will be a stronger and more prosperous nation. >> the case is being investigated as a suicide. >> 12-time pro bowl linebacker junior seau put a gun to his chest and pulled the trigger. >> did that violence lead to brain damage that led to suicide. >> please take me. take me. >>
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May 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
anywhere in the united states and we are extremely concerned for the safety of the girls. >> a federal probe is reportedly under way into who leaked the story of the foiled al qaeda bomb plot. >> dozens of people have been killed in two blasts in the syrian capital damascus. it was supposed to be a cease-fire. >> prosecutors expected to rest their case against john edwards not testifying in the trial, mistress, rielle hunter. >> picking up pieces after a tornado ripped across the area. >> all that. >> dare devil walked across a high wire with extreme precision. >> what could i do to get back at nbc for firing am he inine i? i'll go on and ruin "america's got talent." >> can he get it? it's a chase. he pulls it in. >> and all that matters. >> pioneering hairstylist vidal sassoon has died. >> i hear you have a line of women's clothing come e ining c. will your wife wear these clothes? >> no. my wife is rich. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." it's being called a landmark moment for equality and also a political risk. president obama revealed on wednesday that he now supports same-
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May 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
percent of the cars in the united states, compared to 66%. but their bid for the contract was more expensive by $180 million. and in the and the bart board could not be convinced to put the project on hold. we'll bidders formulated new plants around american jobs. >> we do need to approve this contract today. >> we need the cars and we need the jobs right now. so i'm very convinced that we should accept this bid. >> the real tragedy she says, is of the 5000 jobs the contract will create, none will be in the bay area. >> we need to do more for the bay area. and we did not. >> it is a missed opportunity, just like we stated with the bay bridge projects. with most of the ironwork on that same going out to china. >> those new cars are expected to be on the tracks by 2017. that will be just as the bart san jose extension is completed. >> a swimmer since tonight after being rescued from the rocks at lands' end in san fransisco. chopper flies overhead as the rest operation got under way. the swimmer got caught up in the surf before becoming stranded. firefighters used ropes to help him to
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May 27, 2012 8:30am PDT
criticism, quite honestly of mitt romney's only thesis for being president of the united states, that he is some kind of economic savior. he is very good at making money for his partners. he is not so good at creating jobs. we have seen that time and time again, and i think the american people and voters deserve to understand what mitt romney means when he says he has the keys to the being economic savior. >> schieffer: one other, one of the refreshing changes when the president was elected, he talked about hope and change. whatever happened to hope and change? now it seems he is just coming right out of the box with these old-fashioned negative ads, all campaigns seem to think or are the basis of all campaigns. >> bob there is going to be a choice in this election, mitt romney has been running for president for many years of his life, and has been very critical of this president's tenure of this president's policies, and we are certainly happy to talk a little bit about mitt romney and his record of not creating jobs in virtually every step of his life. that is what this campaign is goi
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May 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
four military bases and united states. including here in brooklyn. many say with a site in the courtroom frustrated them. >>> this woman lost her brother charles he was pilot of the plane that crashed in the pentagon >>> the engage in jihad in the court room >>> a first trial was stopped when the obama administration tried to shut down guantanamo and brent the trials to new york city. legal experts say could take years for the trial to conclude. dru levenson cbs news. >>> perseverance from students and the north bay despite vandals' destroying their salmon restoration project. the students spent their own time and money and nurturing and a batch of fish. anne mackovic has more. >>> the goodbye kiss these teenagers have waited to get. the john salmons are released into the day a culmination of a joint product between the timber on salmon institute and petaluma high school students. >>> you take care of them put one in three times a day every day and took care of the fish. >>> the release was more joyous after the kids were robbed of their chance last time in october someone deli
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May 13, 2012 8:30am PDT
president of the united states to recognize the equality and dignity of our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters and friends and neighbors. that's what's important, not what was right or wrong or popular or unpopular politically. i don't know about politics. i do know about human rights and constitutional rights, and on that basis, i think the president did the right thing. i'm very glad he did it. >> schieffer: would argue with you on one thing. i think you do know about politics, but we won't go into that right now. governor patrick, many religious voteres, including many black voters are, opposed to same-sex marriage. is this issue going to threaten and hurt the president politically? >> i don't think so, bob. and i want to-- i want to thank ted for his clear and principled on this issue, and it's consistent with the president's clear and principled position on the issue because it's about convictions. it's not about politics. you know, i dealt with something similar in massachusetts when i was running the first time and dealing with black clerget and point i made to them is the s
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May 5, 2012 6:30pm PDT
on closed circuit television at four bases in the united states including fort hamilton in new york. many say what they saw frustrated them. this woman lost her brother charles the pilot of the man's the pilot of the plan to crashed into the pentagon. this is the second arraignment for the defendants the first trial was stopped when the obama administration tried to shut down guantanamo. >>> justice denied so long, >>> legal experts say it could take years for the trial to conclude. dru levenson cbs news, fort hamilton. >>> each defendant faces the death penalty if convicted. various school districts to step up to 3 students after the bell rings and a program offers dinner is a spinning and who is eligible and where the financing comes from. a beautiful day across the bay area brian hackney is up next.,, >>> ♪ chisholm food fun music and honoring mexican heritage all at local bay area festivals this was the joint richmond's cent of low parade celebrating peace and unity. in san francisco a big turnout for a party at a large part. family friendly and alcohol free. lots of musical p
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May 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the united states. this one is the only one in the bay area and one of the first in the nation. about 140 veterans come to court each month. what they find is unprecedented. county and veterans administration staff in court offering one-stop shopping for help. >> in part i think that it works because to bring the services to them. >> judge manley himself becomes a cheerleader in coach. >> fantastic! >> he says he has graduated dozens of veterans but only 12 percent have committed a new crime. that is hope for richard was halfway through its domestic violence program and 30 with his wife. >> every time i come here people are applauding me and me feel good to come to court. >> with more troops returning home, the veterans court is ready to offer an army of support. >> good job, and they're proud of you. you have come a long way. >> judge manley says there are plans to take the bay area's second veterans court to san mateo county. >> from the cbs 5 weather center, one of my favorite views in the bay area. taking a peek at mt. diablo. all eyes will be on that particular mountain to
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May 16, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the united states. more than half of those cases come from people from outside of the country. >> if they're not treated there's a high mortality associated with both of these forms of diseases. >> we're talking 10 percent of people that don't take their medicine? >> and if it is resisting a could be higher. >> authorities said they felt they needed to act quickly because he has a habit of going to his home town in mexico when things get tense here. >> state health officials tell me that back fully, as it turns out, this is the lowest time for him tuberculosis cases in recorded history. only 2300 cases per year in the state of california. i spoke with officials here in alameda county as well as differences go and say it is extremely rare to have to jail someone to force them to take their medicine but it does happen. >> >> i am len ramirez in san jose with a new fire department response plan. just ahead, why your next 9 1 1 call may not be responded to with a fire engine. >> what is happening to all of the bumble bees? the suspected culprits get teams of researchers think may be the
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May 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
back to yourself, and just slowed down. >> more than 20 million people in the united states practice yoga. >> it is a great workout and it gets in touch with my body is >> i started doing yoga because i had been having neck pain. >> to help clams live up to the excitement? there is good news and bad news. >> and there's a mystique of perfection, that you put your need down on the yoga mats and somehow you have entered on a path of spirituality. >> the new york times journalist took a serious look at the sides of yoga to reveal what is real and what is not. there's lots of evidence, he says, that it relieve stress and in that way benefits are hard by lowering blood pressure. blood sugar, and cholesterol. >> it is wonderful for your cardiovascular system. >> all that flexing and bending might actually benefit your back. the movements may help to better deliver nutrients to the disk and that may fight spinal the duration. and there's more. by lowering stress, >> theres cutting edge evidence that suggests that it can lengthen the life span of individual cells in your body. >> ended that
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May 18, 2012 5:00am PDT
american success story gone horribly wrong. he wants to be a friend the united states of america just to avoid paying taxes and we won't let him get away with it. >> the senator has co-authored legislation to punish people to give up their citizens ship to dodge taxes. sovereign says the decision had nothing to do with taxes. in a statement he said " i have paid and will continue to pay any taxes due on anything i earn while a u.s. citizen " >> life on the stock market can be tricky, it just asked apple which has seen its stock fall in the last couple of weeks. it is now lower than a half trillion dollars, a level it for surpass two months ago. apple stock reached an all-time high of $6.44 per share in april and closed down yesterday. it is reported that hewlett- packard is ready to cut tens of thousands of jobs. they could eliminate as many as 30,000 positions. the demand for personal computers has shrunk in a big way as more people connected the internet on phones and tablets. cuts could be announced as early as next week. >> the governor told cbs this morning that voters need
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May 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
united states says that he is confident that china will follow through with a tentative deal to let him study overseas. he says that he has entrusted hospital staff to help impanel a paperwork for him and his family to obtain travel documents. he is blind and managed to escape house arrest by authorities in his rural home town. more than one week ago. a new era in france with the election of a socialist leader. the president-elect is urging national unity after a bitter campaign against incumbent. in his victory speech he rallied against austerity measures and urged national unity after a bitter campaign. president obama called him to congratulate him. in the stock market, apparently nervous about the election results from france. futures trading down this morning. following the lead of global markets in asia, japan fell nearly 3%. a tough stayed there, closing at its lowest in three months. other asian markets also took substantial drops. keep an eye on the market hist. >> facebook kicks off a road trip ahead of its ipo launch. executives will begin meeting with major investors. am
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May 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
gone horribly wrong. he wants to d friend the united states of america, just to avoid paying taxes, and we're not going to let him get away with that. >> he has authored legislation called the " expatriate act " which would impose taxes on expatriates' that move to avoid that. he denies doing that and insists that he has every intention of paying up. >> for the first time, minorities are the majority in the united states. minorities make up more than 51 percent of all births between july 2010 and july 2011. up from 37% in 1990 according to the new census data. the reason? there are more minority women in their childbearing years. >> these policymakers, most of whom who are older and white, will they support programs to support this new generation of youth that does not look much like them? >> minorities make up more than 50 percent of the population in washington d.c., new mexico, texas, and hawaii. in california minorities make up more than 60 percent of the state's population. 14 million latinos live in california, more than in any other state. >> one of the biggest issues for vo
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May 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
explosives planted in side printer cartridges that were shipped to the united states on cargo airlines in 2010 >> a very clever guy, very good at making bombs. he is probably their number one threat to the united states directly. >> the white house says the president was first informed about a plot last month and was told that the device posed no threat to the public. officials say the cia seized the explosive before the bomber had selected a target flight or purchase tickets. authorities have not revealed what happened to the suspect. >> this incident makes clear that this country needs to continue to remain vigilant against those that would seek to attack this country. and we will do everything necessary to keep america safe. >> federal transportation officials say there will be no noticeable changes in airport security because of this plot. >> election day now less than a month away, the first day that california voters can start casting their ballots by mail. in the ad campaign 2012 report grace lee explains what has changed this year that could shake up some of the races. >> we now h
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May 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
indiana's richard lugar wasn't in the united states senate, but this, his sixth term, will be his last. lugar an authority on foreign policy and a moderate republican, lost in a primary yesterday to state treasurer richard murdoch, who was backed by the tea party movement. it is rare for incumbents to lose primary challenges like that, but tonight, congressional correspondent nancy cordes has the story of a texas millionaire who is out to change that. he says our political system is rigged in favor of incumbents and he's going after them. both republicans and democrats. ( applause ) >> reporter: like most incumbents, ten-term congressman tim holden normally sails through his primary elections, but two weeks ago, the pennsylvania democrat was defeated by a local lawyer after a new nonpartisan superpac aired $200,000 worth of ads against holden. >> congressman holden took $700,000 from the financial industry. >> reporter: why congressman holden? >> when we polled in his district, the people in that district did not like the policies that he had been promoting. perfect opportunity for to
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